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Sustainable Development Goals [clear filter]
Thursday, October 29

10:00am CST

Opening Up Education through Open Government
This workshop will be divided into three sessions: (1) an introduction defining OER and giving examples for its use, (2) a collaborative portion with organizers and participants brainstorming opportunities for open education in participant countries, and (3) development of a list of resources supporting implementation of open education.

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Sara Trettin

U.S. Department of State
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Ovidiu Voicu

Director of Public Policy Department, Foundation for an Open Society Romania
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Jennryn Wetzler

Assistant Director of Open Education, Creative Commons

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Hal Plotkin

Senior Open Policy Fellow, Creative Commons USA
Particularly interested in strategies for promoting institutional and instructor adoption of open educational resources.

Thursday October 29, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am CST
Palacio de Minería

3:00pm CST

Benchmarking Transparency, Participation and Access to Justice through the Environmental Democracy Index
The objectives of this workshop are: (1) Introduce the Environmental Democracy Index platform and briefly explain its purpose, how and what it measures and its intended impact; (2) explain its relevance to Open Government, the Sustainable Development Goals and discuss how it can help countries develop new commitments and civil society benchmark environmental democracy; (3) develop ideas on how EDI can be expanded and improved to focus on measuring implementation and enforcement of environmental democracy.


Thursday October 29, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm CST
Palacio de Minería